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    1. $300,000 loan to help NextHealth expand

      $300,000 loan to help NextHealth expand

      NextHealth Technologies has received a $300,000 small-business loan from the Denver Office of Economic Development to help fund its expansion. NextHealth Technologies, a healthcare predictive analytics company, has leased office space at 1675 Larimer St. and plans to grow from 15 to 60 technical development jobs within three years. "We were attracted to NextHealth on multiple levels," says Paul Washington, executive director of OED.

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    2. iCardiac acquires Longmont-based nSpire Health’s clinical-trials division

      LONGMONT — The clinical-trials division of Longmont-based nSpire Health Inc. has been acquired by iCardiac Technologies, based in Rochester, N.Y. iCardiac, a provider of cardiac safety assessment services to the pharmaceutical industry, has opened an office in Longmont to accommodate the project-management, data-management, customer-support, information-technology, technology-development and business-development teams that are joining iCardiac from nSpire Health.

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    3. SCL Health completes HQ move to Broomfield

      BROOMFIELD — SCL Health’s move of its corporate headquarters to Broomfield is complete. The health system, which operates eight hospitals in Colorado, Kansas and Montana, finished moving some 360 employees from the Diamond Hill office complex in downtown Denver last week. The move brings SCL’s presence in Broomfield to 920 employees, a figure that could grow by as many as 150 in coming years.

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    4. Kaiser Permanente creating about 75 jobs in new claims facility

      Kaiser Permanente creating about 75 jobs in new claims facility

      Kaiser Permanente is growing its Colorado workforce once again, announcing Tuesday that it will add 75 staffers in the next year as it opens a new facility for its National Claims Administration unit in the Meredian complex in Douglas County. Beginning in late 2015, the nonprofit health plan will located some 250 current employees in 80,000 square feet it’s secured in the Gateway Plaza at Meridian near Interstate 25 and Lincoln Avenue, where those workers will process claims for its Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Northwest and Mid-Atlantic States regions. Including the crop of workers it plans to hire in ...

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    5. RxAssurance, which gamified prescriptions, raises $500k

      RxAssurance, which gamified prescriptions, raises $500k

      Colorado Health Foundation, an organization tasked with improving the health of Coloradans. On Thursday, the Colorado Health Foundation said it invested $500,000 into RxAssurance, which becomes the second local company to join the organization’s Private Sector Initiatives program. The first was online behavioral health company MyStrength in Greenwood Village, which was announced last year.

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    6. Cystic Fibrosis Drug Maker Nivalis Therapeutics Has $77M IPO

      Cystic Fibrosis Drug Maker Nivalis Therapeutics Has $77M IPO

      Nivalis Therapeutics, a Boulder, CO-based drug company developing a treatment for cystic fibrosis, made its debut on the Nasdaq on Wednesday with a $77 million public offering. Formerly N30 Pharmaceuticals, Nivalis (NASDAQ: NVLS) sold 5.5 million shares, more than it had previously planned, at $14 each. Shares opened the day at $16.50 and climbed to $17.84 within the first hour of trading before dropping to $15.03 at 1 p.m. MT. That gives Nivalis a market capitalization around $219 million.

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    7. Healthgrades Announces Its 2015 Women’s Care Award Recipients

      DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, today announced the recipients of four awards related to women’s care: the 2015 Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™; the 2015 Healthgrades Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™; the 2015 Healthgrades Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™; and the 2015 Healthgrades Women’s Health Excellence Award™.

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    8. Healthgrades and Ochsner Health System Partner to Offer Online Appointment Scheduling

      Healthgrades and Ochsner Health System Partner to Offer Online Appointment Scheduling

      DENVER & NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Healthgrades and Ochsner Health System, one of the country’s leading health systems, today announced the availability of online appointment scheduling, enabling consumers to book real-time, online appointments with Ochsner doctors who utilize the Epic electronic medical record (EMR). More than 30 million consumers a month visit Healthgrades.

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    9. Welltok acquires Predilytics to enhance health analytics

      Welltok acquires Predilytics to enhance health analytics

      DENVER --Welltok announced it has acquired Massachusetts-based Predilytics, a leading health care predictive analytics company. The acquisition adds another layer of consumer intelligence and analytic capabilities to Welltoks CafeWell Health Optimization Platform to provide more personalized guidance for consumers and delivering more value and insights to health plans, at-risk providers and other population health managers, Welltok said.

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    10. Medical crowdfunding on the rise in Colorado

      Medical crowdfunding on the rise in Colorado

      As crowdfunding and social media websites grow increasingly popular, they are more often being used to cover large medical expenses.

      Jan Herbst, 71, knows this firsthand.

      She had been sick for decades, suffering from dozens of cold and flu infections, heart trouble and hearing problems, before a specialist finally figured out what was wrong: She had Lyme disease.

      She was too sick to work and had spent most of her money trying to find help.

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    11. Digital-health startups to mix with Anschutz campus, health providers

      Digital-health startups to mix with Anschutz campus, health providers

      Forget accelerators and incubators.

      The Prime Health Collaborative, a casual group of Coloradans interested in digital health care, wants to become the nation's first digital-health integrator.

      The organization, which started as a Meetup group in 2012, focuses on growing Colorado digital-health startups, which, by its count, jumped to 120 from 20 in three years. But helping these startups requires more than a monthly meeting.

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    12. New digital-health campus names first tenants, adds prototype lab

      New digital-health campus names first tenants, adds prototype lab

      Developers of a new digital-health campus said Wednesday that the facility, Catalyst, will include a prototyping lab and a mix of tenants ranging from startups to Fortune 20 companies.

      "Catalyst will transform the digital-health economy in ways we haven't envisioned yet and we are thrilled to have so much support," said president Mike Biselli.

      Catalyst is a Koelbel and Company project.

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    13. Health&Tech Mashup @ Digital Health Summit sponsored by Google

      The Health & Tech Mashup @ Digital Health summit sponsored by Google Tuesday, May 05, 2015

      The Health & Tech Mashup @ Digital Health Summit sponsored by Google links health care executives with seasoned entrepreneurs from outside the healthcare space to help brainstorm new solutions to the critical problems facing the health industry.

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    14. Strand Life Sciences opens U.S. headquarters at Fitzsimons in Aurora

      Strand Life Sciences opens U.S. headquarters at Fitzsimons in Aurora

      Strand Life Sciences wants to make genomic profiling a standard in cancer treatments. And the engine behind that aspiration is anchored in Aurora.

      Bangalore, India-based Strand, which developed a genetic sequencing test that analyzes cancer tumors and provides potential treatment options, last fall quietly settled some of its operations at the Fitzsimons Innovation Campus in Aurora.

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    15. Colorado's health exchange to spend $5.1M on IT fix

      Colorado's health exchange to spend $5.1M on IT fix

      Colorado’s health exchange board voted unanimously on Monday to spend another $5.1 million to fix a shared IT system with the state that has caused problems for thousands of customers.

      Previously, the problematic IT system had cost Connect for Health Colorado at least $6 million.

      Colorado taxpayers will be on the hook for additional costs for the system for the state’s portion of fixes through Medicaid and the state Office of Information Technology. Medicaid officials did not specify Monday…

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